Morrison Government expands support for apprentices in Bonner to secure Australia’s future workforce

The Morrison Government will continue to secure Australia’s economic recovery by expanding support to help apprentices finish their training, protecting the skills pipeline delivered under the government’s successful Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements program. The $3.9 billion Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements program will extend support into the second and third year of an eligible Australian Apprenticeship through the…

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Congestion busting M1 upgrade nearing completion

Motorists will soon be driving smoothly along the upgraded section of M1 between Sports Drive and Gateway Motorway. The 3.5-kilometre upgrade, part of the broader $750 million, 8-kilometre M1 Eight Mile Plains to Daisy Hill project, is nearing completion with all five lanes almost ready for traffic. The M1 upgrade is also progressing well on…

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$472 million investment in Australia’s health and medical research future

To further support Australia’s world-leading medical researchers, the Morrison Government will invest almost half a billion dollars in funding for health and medical research. Funded through the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), Queensland will receive $83,598,051 for 49 projects. These grants include support for the next generation of research leaders seeking to develop…

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South West Metro Basketball awarded funding to better community integration through sport

South West Metro Basketball and home of the Pirates have been awarded $43,305 in Federal funding to support the integration of migrants and multicultural communities. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP emphasised the instrumental role South West Metro Basketball plays in providing a space which brings locals together and supports Australia’s diverse social fabric.…

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Local students inspired to be leaders during BYAC

Assistant Minister for Youth and Employment Services and Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth joined Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP as part of the most recent Bonner Youth Advisory Council (BYAC). The Zoom meeting saw four year 11 and 12 students representing Moreton Bay College, Redeemer Lutheran College and Churchie hear from Mr…

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Australian National Flag Day 2021

Today marks 120 years since the Australian National Flag was first officially flown at the Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne – the site of Australia’s first Parliament. This year also marks 25 years of celebrating Australian National Flag Day. Australia’s National Flag was chosen from the nearly 33,000 designs submitted as part of an international…

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